The history of the web has its origin within the efforts to create and interconnect computer networks that transpired from research and development. Now that the internet has completed 25 years of its existence in India it is very difficult to even imagine life without it. The accessibility of the internet has brought in oodles of changes in our daily lifestyle which is almost impossible to be undone. Today technology has transformed drastically from what it was a few years ago owing to the increased access of the internet.
A major gift of the internet has been emails and email solutions also fine-tuned as collaborative solutions. The internet replaced the traditional mode of communication with the onset of emails. The first email was an experiment to see if two computers could exchange a message. The two computers were stationed side by side maintaining a physical connection through the ARPANET, which belongs to one of the first computer networks of the world. As the internet communication developed, basic emailing that began with Hotmail later continued on numerous applications. From handwritten letters to sending multiple emails, systems and solutions have metamorphosed the written communication.
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The five musketeers of 2021
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Speed verses quality is a classic balancing act
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SD-WAN is now on the investment priority list
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